VP, Diversified Infrastructure Equity Investments

BlackRock

3.4

(18)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities
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    Position summary

    the world's largest asset manager, to gain exposure to the most dynamic and sectors of the Infrastructure Investment market and be part of a landmark step for the firm in putting their first ever investment team on the ground in the Middle East.**

    Key Responsibilities:

    Direct Investments : driving the due diligence, structuring, negotiation and closing of direct investment opportunities in the global energy infrastructure sector.

    Portfolio Management : ongoing management of completed investments and, in due course, exit processes

    Development Value:

    This role offers the opportunity to join a high profile, fast growing and dynamic business with a top track record within the world's largest asset manager:

    • Drive the development of BlackRock's first Middle Eastern dedicated fund across any asset class

    • Exposure to an experienced global team with strong team values

    • Establish a collaborative and fast-paced work environment which requires a hands-on approach

    • A strong global brand in the funds management industry and energy and power sector

    Knowledge/Experience:

    • 7-10 years+ of work experience in a professional environment with strong exposure to the Middle East Market, an understanding of the investable opportunity within the infrastructure asset classes (e.g. energy, power, digital and transport).

    • Candidates will be considered with robust backgrounds in infrastructure or private equity investment teams or in a project finance and / or investment banking / M&A environment.

    • Hands-on approach, and willingness to contribute to driving client-focused origination and lead transactions on a day-to-day basis

    • Strong financial analytical, team-working and communication skills required.

    • Candidates are expected to have a strong academic background and highly rated in their careers to date.

    Skills/Qualifications:

    • Native Arabic Speaker

    • Commercial, analytical and conceptual skills with attention to detail

    • Risk assessment and mitigation capabilities.

    • Project management and organization skills

    • Persuasive and polished written and oral communication skills capable of dealing with complex, multicultural teams with internal and external members.

    • Ability to effectively distill complex concepts into clear and simple themes

    • Team player with strong interpersonal skills

    • Demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit and willing to assume additional responsibilities

    Our benefits

    To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

    Our hybrid work model

    BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

    About BlackRock

    At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

    This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

    For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

    BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.

    Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities